- a replaceable thin tube or sleeve, usually of bronze, mounted in a case or housing as a bearing.
- a replaceable hardened steel tube used as a guide for various tools or parts, as a drill or valve rod.
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The wear of the measuring screw and nut is taken up by screwing the bushing A into the frame with the wrench shown in Fig. 37.Measuring Tools|Unknown
In assembling the battery, the cover is placed over the post, and the cell connector is burned to both post and bushing.
The back journal of the spindle runs in a bushing of considerable length.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose
This will make a perfectly tight seal, provided that you screw the bushing up tight.
He always said splitting rails, bushing, plowing and work like that was for men.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration